Socialists throughout history have understood that holding office is not the same thing as winning power. Working people can only entrench their victories through a fight to change the state itself.

Illustrations by Viktor Hachmang

do solemnly swear …” January 20, 2025 was a proud moment for Bernie Sanders. The socialist incumbent’s reelection hadn’t always seemed so secure: Hillary had made a strong showing in her fourth-straight primary run, and the GOP’s hologram ads showing the young Bernie dancing on a University of Chicago roof only just failed to […]